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UN Climate Change Conference

Environment ministers and officials are expected to meet at the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. The 12-day UN conference will take place from 06 - 17 November 2017 and targets to define the next steps to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and to "accelerate the transformation to sustainable, resilient and climate-safe development," according to conference host Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary UNFCCC. The organizers expect approximately 20,000 participants.


The talks will be the latest in an annual series of UN meetings that have their seeds in the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, which aimed at coordinating international action against climate change.


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